Amarillo Youth Orchestra to Perform at Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

Annual fall concert will be held Sunday, November 8, 2015

AMARILLO, TEXAS – (November 2, 2015) – The Amarillo Symphony, (www.amarillosymphony.org), the leader of orchestral music in the Texas Panhandle since 1924, today announces that the Amarillo Youth Orchestra returns to the Globe-News Center for their annual fall performance on Sunday, November 8 at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.

The Amarillo Symphony values music education for all and strives to provide an accessible opportunity for youth to engage themselves. Recognizing the quality of a youth orchestra experience, the Amarillo Symphony maintains the founding philosophy that any student, regardless of socioeconomic status, will have the opportunity to study music and perform in an orchestra.

The Amarillo Youth Orchestra employs a model to develop young musicians and builds upon each year of participation. The Amarillo Youth Orchestra is currently comprised of four ensembles, including: Amarillo Preparatory Strings, Amarillo Youth Sinfonia, Amarillo Youth Philharmonic, and Amarillo Youth Symphony.

“The Amarillo Youth Orchestra fall concert is going to be such a wonderful time! The children have worked diligently throughout the semester to present this fun and exciting music to their family and friends,” said Irma Borup, Education Coordinator for the Amarillo Symphony. Of course, none of it would be possible without the exquisite leadership of our hardworking Youth Orchestra directors. Join us for a delightful afternoon of music and in celebrating the great efforts of our Amarillo youth!”

The Amarillo Youth Preparatory Strings and Sinfonia will perform at 2:00 pm and the Amarillo Youth Philharmonic and Youth Symphony will perform at 4:00 pm on Sunday, November 8. Tickets for this performance are available for $10 including fees and may be purchased by calling 806-376-8782.

For more information about the Amarillo Youth Orchestra or to purchase tickets, please visit our website at www.amarillosymphony.org or call 806-376-8782.

About the Amarillo Symphony
Founded in 1924, the mission of the Amarillo Symphony (www.amarillosymphony.org) is to infuse the Amarillo community with an unbridled enthusiasm for the performance and discovery of great orchestral music. The Amarillo Symphony is the only professional orchestra in the Texas Panhandle and offers an array of successful youth educational programs in addition to regularly scheduled concerts.

The 2015 – 2016 season is sponsored in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Learn more about the Amarillo Symphony at www.amarillosymphony.org.

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